At the Library with Nancy Middaugh

Hamburg Reporter

Discover New Titles

This isn’t just another list of new books at the Hamburg Public Library, it’s an effort to encourage each of you to stop by and check out the selection that is offered there.  

New in the children’s section is “The Lost Little Bird” by McPhail which relates a story of accepting yourself as you are.  Eric Carle continues his “from The Very Hungry Caterpillar” series of small books with “Thank You, Teacher.”  A variety of Carle characters thank teachers for the many ways they influence their students.

“Billy Miller Makes a Wish” by Henkes is for readers at level 4.  The chapter book continues Billy’s story as he enters the third grade, is separated from his best friend, deals with his parents’ separation, and ultimately makes a wish.

Fans of John Sandford will welcome the release of his 31st book in the Prey series.  “Ocean Prey” focuses on the combined effort of his characters Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers to solve a deadly maritime case.  Three Coast Guardsmen are shot and killed investigating the suspicious behavior of a sleek boat with extra horsepower and an underwater diver in the middle of the ocean.

David Baldacci adds to his long list of best-sellers with “A Gambling Man.”  Readers met Aloysius Archer, a straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, in “One Good Deed.”  As his saga continues, he’s landed a job with a legendary P.I. and immediately is in the thick of a potential scandal.

It took over three years, but James Patterson and David Ellis have finally released the book to accompany “The Black Book.”  The suspense-filled police procedural is titled “The Red Book.” Detective Billy Harney knows the quick solve to a drive-by shooting in Chicago really isn’t truly the end of the case.

Not one of Fern Michaels’ usual Sisterhood books, “No Way Out” has a hint of suspense.  A young woman has recovered from a coma to try to restructure her life in a different state.  When Ellie learns an old boyfriend has resurfaced, small bits of her memory return as well.  Can she face her past to make a future?

“The Robin’s Greeting“ is the third book in the Amish Greenhouse Mystery series by Wanda E. Brunstetter.  Mysterious events continue to plague a greenhouse in Pennsylvania’s Amish country.  This time affecting a widow and her children.

 The Calcium Connection” is a new nonfiction addition by Brunde Broady.  With overall health in mind, the author shares information and recipes to teach readers about Calcium ATPase and how it works.

Remember the library, too, has DVDs to loan as well as audio books.  The movie “News of the World” features Tom Hanks as a nonfiction storyteller following the Civil War who rescues a young girl taken and raised by the Kiowa people.  

The audio book “Bobby Kennedy: a Raging Spirit” is read by the author Chris Matthews.  He shines a light on all the important moments of Bobby’s life.

Please stop in and discover the new titles at the library.